Movies like The Showdown 2005

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The Showdown (2005)
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The Showdown (2005)
Original name: 거칠마루
Genre: Action
Country: South Korea
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Eight martial arts masters trained in a variety of different fighting styles are summoned to the mountains for a fierce competition.
Plot: boxing, martial arts, fight, kung fu, karate, boxer, violence, kickboxing, muay thai, wrestler, hand to hand combat, taekwondo, judo, martial artist, duel, brawl, master warrior, kung fu master, showdown, hapkido, fistfight, mixed martial arts, stylized violence, kung fu fighting, judo throw ...

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out suspense, cult film, brutal and intense films with plots about fistfight, martial arts, martial artist, brawl, violence, master warrior and kung fu mostly in Action, Drama and Crime genres. Some movies like The Showdown: Dragon Lee Vs. The 5 Brothers (1978), Kung Fu Fever (1981), The Death Duel (1972), Dragon Bruce Lee, Part II (1982), The Great Hero (1978). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
Dragon Lee Vs. The 5 Brothers (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Dragon Lee takes on five warriors who were sent by the emperor to discover who's behind the rebels plotting his downfall.
Plot: martial arts, kung fu master, brutality, hand to hand combat, kung fu fighting, duel, warrior, roundhouse kick, martial artist, hapkido, fistfight, brawl ...
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95%
Kung Fu Fever (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: South Korea, Taiwan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A training manual supposed used by Bruce Lee himself has mysteriously disappeared and is highly sought after by good and evil alike.
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, fistfight, martial artist, karate kick, fighting style, roundhouse kick, duel, kung fu fighting, kung fu master, violence, karate chop ...
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95%
The Death Duel (1972)
Genre: Action
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Story: The Death Duel is a Taiwan Martial Arts movie
Plot: martial arts, brawl, fistfight, karate, kung fu, violence, kung fu fighting, kung fu classic, karate chop, karate kick, heroes, master warrior ...
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90%
Dragon Bruce Lee, Part II (1982)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: While transporting funds for independence movement, Lee Han-saeng is shot in the legs by the Japanese military police. He recovers from his wounds with the help of Jang Geo-chil, an independence fighter, and his daughter, Wan-ah. When the Japanese ...
Plot: roundhouse kick, kung fu classic, brawl, martial artist, duel, fight, hand to hand combat, taekwondo, beefcake martial arts, leg wound, warrior, martial arts ...
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84%
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The Great Hero (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: During World War II, Japanese soldiers invade a small Chinese town. Li immediately takes out four of the soldiers who want to steal some chickens. The story then follows the bumbling Japanese soldiers and their commander until Li shows up again for ...
Plot: fistfight, martial arts, kung fu master, stylized violence, kung fu classic, pistol, hand to hand combat, two man army, gunfight, showdown, gun, jeet kune do ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
The Brutal Boxer (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The bloodiest Kung Fu battles ever fought. The subtitle says it all, as there is hardly any story, but all the more raw fighting.
Plot: asian man, tough guy, fistfight, mixed martial arts, fight, kickboxing, martial artist, karate chop, kung fu, karate, boxing, combat ...
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82%
Soul of Chiba (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: This mid-1970s martial arts classic stars Sonny Chiba as Mu Yun Tek, a young man trained in the Thai fighting style since childhood to one day avenge his parents' death. When a fellow student kills their teacher, Mu Yun's thirst for ...
Plot: martial arts, mixed martial arts, karate, tough guy, black belt, monkey, one man army, one against many, karate chop, kung fu fighting, warrior, karate kick ...
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79%
Once Upon a Time in China V (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Epic adventure set during a tumultuous time in China, when left without a leader, the cavalry is attacked by the powerful allies and pirate bands. A martial arts master, Wong Fei-Hong and Aunt Yee return to do battle against these evil forces.
Style: brutal, suspense, intense, cult film
Plot: kung fu, folk hero, violence, corruption, martial artist, martial arts, one against many, warrior, fight, fistfight, duel, good versus evil ...
Time: 1910s
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78%
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The Himalayan (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Story: The Tseng family is one of the most noble and respected clans in a small village in Tibet. The patriarch of the Tseng family wants to marry off his daughter Ching Lan into the Kao clan. However, the cunning and deceitful eldest brother Kao Chu only ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu, martial artist, duel, kung fu classic, brawl, kung fu fighting, fighting style, fistfight, stylized violence, roundhouse kick, showdown ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
78%
Bruce the Super Hero (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Philippines
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bruce returns to Manila to investigate the murder of his sister, Susan Chang. On the night of her attack she was helped by an amateur-boxer, Ramon "Rocky" Roblado. Behind Susan's death is the 'Black Dragon Society', who are ...
Plot: fistfight, karate, hand to hand combat, karate chop, martial arts, kung fu classic, kung fu fighting, violence, roundhouse kick, karate kick, hapkido, action violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
72%
Once Upon a Time in China IV (1993)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Wong Fei Hung must deal with both foreign threats and the nationalist Red Lantern Society in this continuation of the popular kung fu series.
Style: cult film
Plot: revenge, duel, fistfight, good versus evil, hand to hand combat, kung fu, sword fight, martial arts, warrior, fight, beating, katana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
71%
The Young Dragons (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The powerful mobster Leung, who is protected by the dangerous and wicked Huan Fai, sells two hundred Japanese weapons and ammunition to a Chinese gang. He uses the smuggler Luy Fu to bring the weapons but the smalltime thief Kim and his gang heist ...
Plot: martial arts, martial artist, kung fu classic, asian, kung fu fighting, stylized violence, dead girl, wing chun, master warrior, hand to hand combat, brawl, fistfight ...
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71%
Bloodfist V: Human Target (1994)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Don "The Dragon" Wilson struggles to regain his memory, not knowing who to trust, or even which side he's fighting on.
Style: suspense
Plot: blood splatter, m 16, ak 47, fight, mixed martial arts, foot chase, kung fu, beating, kickboxer, beretta, uzi, violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Conspiracy (1976)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: To gain control of a gold mine, the owner Ho Kwai-Shan is poisoned by the Lee family. His daughter Yu-Ling is staying with her uncle at his martial arts school and was due to return home. Just before she leaves, the masters son, Sha Yu-Lung, returns ...
Plot: martial arts, karate, fighting style, kung fu classic, stylized violence, roundhouse kick, jeet kune do, jujitsu, master warrior, wing chun, karate chop, fight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
The Hero Tattooed with Nine Dragons (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: He's just a hotheaded, rude and violent young man who loves punching people. His family are killed in a revenge attack and he seeks revenge.
Plot: martial arts, stylized violence, karate kick, brawl, tattoo, fistfight, karate chop, fight, roundhouse kick, fighting style, kung fu master, kung fu classic ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Bloodfist IV: Die Trying (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: When Danny unknowingly repossesses the car of a powerful arms merchant, it sets off a chain of violent retaliation. After his friends are killed and his daughter is kidnapped, Danny takes matters into his own hands. It does not matter that the CIA ...
Plot: chase, karate, martial artist, vigilante, vigilantism, judo throw, judo, uzi, poetic justice, beretta, violence, justice ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
67%
Trained To Kill (1989)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: From the fields of Cambodia to the mean streets of L.A., there's no escaping death and it's blinding revenge.
Plot: kickboxing, pistol, blood, mafia, sword fight, gangster, beretta, ak 47, kickboxer, karate kick, brawl, uzi ...
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Fist of Fury 3 (1979)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After avenging the death of his brother, Chen Shen (Bruce Li) returns home from Shanghai. He tells his mother (who went blind from crying over her son's death) that he will no longer fight. However, being a movie with the words "fist" ...
Plot: fight, beefcake, karate kick, duel, stylized violence, warrior, beating, martial artist, brawl, black belt, kung fu classic, fistfight ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
64%
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Ten Tigers of Shaolin (1978)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The noble Ten Tigers, one woman and nine men, protect their Cantonese region the villainous Lord Yung and his underlings. When Yung kidnaps the wife of one of the Tiger's students, the Tigers disguise themselves as a Princess and her followers ...
Plot: female martial artist, female fighter, kung fu fighting, fistfight, beating, stylized violence, fight, kung fu master, tough guy, hand to hand combat, brawl, village ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
Bruce and the Iron Finger (1979)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After the murder of two kung fu experts, Bruce, a Police Inspector from New Zealand, decides to get involved in the case despite only being on vacation in Hong Kong. At the scene of the most recent murder, the victim managed to tear off a Buddha ...
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, asian, one against many, chinaman, hand to hand combat, villain, karate chop, fight, kung fu fighting, brawl, karate ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
The Growling Tiger (1974)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The members of an illicit organization called The Black Hand placed a lot of money on Bruce Lee. When Bruce, however, costs them a million dollar they are not happy and plot revenge.
Plot: fistfight, judo throw, kung fu fighting, fighting style, karate kick, judo, stylized violence, kung fu, jeet kune do, karate, action violence, martial arts ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Bloodfist VIII: Trained to Kill (1996)
Genre: Action
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A former CIA agent lives a suburban life as a high school teacher with his teen son. When the agent is attacked by former allies because of knowledge he possesses and his son is kidnapped, he is forced back into the business and his son suddenly ...
Style: suspense, psychotronic, cult film
Plot: cia, spy hero, beretta, tough guy, roundhouse kick, machine gun, violence, one against many, kickboxer, father son relationship, beating, one man army ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Duel of Legends (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Story: Duel of Legends is directed by Hector Echavarria and is about a Chinese boy who is left to survive by himself because his parents were murdered by rebels. The boy is raised by a Temple Monk who teaches the boy the secrets of the Martial arts. When ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: karate, martial arts, martial arts tournament, fight, hand to hand combat, master warrior, wrestler, black belt, showdown, violence, fistfight, roundhouse kick ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
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Fighting Ace (1979)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: 20 years after the death of his parents, a martial artist sets out to avenge their deaths by pretending he doesn't know kung fu. But when it is revealed that he does know kung fu, the killer sets to kill him and his friends.
Plot: kung fu, hand to hand combat, beefcake, fight, bald, bald hero, fistfight, bald man, brawl, violence, martial artist, kung fu fighting ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Dragons of Death (1973)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Hong Kong, Taiwan
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A young police cadet graduates from the academy, and is sent to a small town run by gangsters - one of whom betrayed the hero's father and left him to die.
Plot: republican era china, warrior, kung fu, martial arts, tough guy, martial artist, kung fu fighting, kung fu classic, karate, stylized violence, beefcake, fistfight ...
Time: 19th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Blood Ring 2: The Killer Instinct (1995)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Convicted for a crime he did not commit, kickboxer Max Rivers is sentenced to life imprisonment in Carcel de Cordoba, the world's most impenetrable prison. He discovers a corrupt regime run by the chief warden, who organizes high-stake fighting ...
Plot: martial arts, cell, violence, kickboxer, roundhouse kick, prison, brawl, master warrior, heroes, fistfight, kickboxing, combat ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Village of Tigers (1974)
Genre: Action
Country: Hong Kong
Story: The lead actress is Shu Pei Pei, who is quite forceful as a no-nonsense fighter decked out in an array of colorful swordswoman fashions. I've seen her in nine other films, although I don't recall any which featured her in an action role ...
Plot: martial arts, kung fu classic, violence, brawl, matriarch, kung fu fighting, fistfight, martial artist, kung fu master, bad influence, female warrior, gang ...
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54%
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Deadly Strike (1978)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan, Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The new police chief (Bruce Li) arrives in a small provincial town. He's been charged with bringing a dangerous gang to justice. But within seconds, the chief provokes a showdown with his lazy deputies. Realizing that they are not up to the ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, bruce lee, fight, massacre, karate, knife, gangster, warrior, roundhouse kick, duel, maverick cop ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
18 Weapons of Kung Fu (1977)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Taiwan
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Li Tai must endure terrible hardship under his sadistic Kung-fu master in order to perfect his fighting technique. The ambitious young man finally has a chance to prove himself when his old master meets his match and Li has to use the eighteen ...
Plot: martial arts, fight, fighting style, martial artist, roundhouse kick, kung fu master, martial art, fistfight, master warrior, kung fu, kung fu fighting, stylized violence ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%
The Steel Fisted Dragon (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Indonesia
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A kung-fu master hunts down the villain who killed his mother.
Plot: kung fu, martial arts, kung fu classic, kung fu fighting, martial artist, villain, bruce lee, violence, fight, kung fu master, jeet kune do, heroes ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
52%